Elderly man's body found after fire breaks out in Metro-East home

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by Elizabeth Eisele/ KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on November 29, 2013 at 12:41 AM

Updated Friday, Nov 29 at 1:00 AM

(KMOV.com) -- Tragedy strikes an Edwardsville, Illinois, family early Thanksgiving morning after a fire blazes at a two-story farm house.

Marine firefighters responded to a fire in the 9000 block of Pin Oak Road just after 1 a.m.

Firefighter said once they were able to control the fire, they discovered the body of an elderly man found in a burnt out second story bedroom.

Officials have not yet releasing the man’s name

Authorities said the fire does not appear suspicious, but it is under investigation.

Stay tuned to News 4 and KMOV.com for further information. 

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